Endoscopic Zenkers Diverticulum Repair
 
 

Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulum Repair

Endoscopic Zenker's diverticulum repair corrects a pouch in the throat above the upper esophagus. The pouch prevents food digestion, causes swallowing problems, halitosis, coughing, throat irritation and regurgitation. The pouch is identified through a scope inserted into the mouth and then the pouch is removed. The pouch is named Zenker's diverticulum for the German pathology professor who did extensive studies of it.

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